Optical design & Instrumentation

Ivan Syniavskiy

Stereo lens for" full frame" photo cameras

Optical conceptual design

Consist of:

  • Covers (vingering diaphragm);
  • Negative lenses;
  • Rhomboid prisms;
  • Lenses (back parts).
Scene
Stereo lens
Image

Main parameters:

  • EFFL
    34.5 mm
  • D/f
    1/5.6
  • Stereo base
    69 mm
  • Number of elements
    10
  • Image size
    36x24 mm
  • Image size in each channel
    16x24 mm
  • Width of the overlap in the center
    2 mm
  • Resolution (line/mm, center/corner)
    80/60
  • Distortion
    < 2.2%
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Mechanical conceptual design

General view
Rear lens
Prizm
Back lens

Manufacture

Testing

Picture using Nikon D3 camera with "kit" lens
Picture using Nikon D3 camera with Stereo lens